Why not go for a cool 100,000 cores
Subject: General Tech | March 30, 2006 - 11:44 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Cray is working on the first computer to break the petaflop boundary, and what they are putting together to do that is just amazing. Read more about the stats of this machine at The Inquirer.
"IT LOOKS LIKE Cray is starting to come back a bit, this time with a box made from 24,000 quad
core 2.6GHz Opterons.
That said, it is aiming at 187 or 400TB of memory, claimed to be cost related, but I think it
gets a volume discount after 100TB. It is also putting 11 petabytes of disk space on the beast.
With all of this, it is aiming to be the first to break the one petaflop barrier, but IBM is said
to be in the race with Blue Gene."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
=html.alert" TARGET="_blank">Web developers get a respite on IE changes @ CNET
TARGET="_blank">uCLinux: An Overview @ OSWeekly.com
- NVIDIA Business
Platform: A competitive desktop alternative to Intel? @ AnandTech
Couture Event Coverage @ Adrian's Rojak Pot
Bigfoot Networks End Lag? @ ExtremeTech
TARGET="_blank">D-Link DGL-4300 Gigabit + Wireless Router @ BCCHardware
TARGET="_blank">Modding the Large HSPC Tech Station Guide @ Virtual-Hideout
nano Chartered rollout @ The Inquirer
TARGET="_blank">Ageia's PhysX Needs a Killer App - Editorial @ [H]ard|OCP